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OLD EVANS DINER MOVED TO BURKE

An iconic Columbia County landmark has been relocated to Burke County. The Evans Diner, which had been in business for more than 20 years, closed and relocated to a new location with a new name, That Flippin’ Egg.  More...

Oglethorpe pays county $16,974,786.82 in taxes

Tuesday, Feb. More...

Animal control plan should be implemented

Last year, I had the honor of serving on the Burke County Animal Control Advisory Committee which spent nine months gathering information and making recommendations to the Burke County Board of Commissioners for the start of animal services in Burke More...

For The Record

CSRA Probation acquires Sentinel

CSRA Probation Services Inc. has acquired Sentinel Offender Services probation offices and contracts in the state of Georgia. More...

BURKE COUNTY JAIL BOOKINGS FEB. 20-26

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Obituaries

Louise Platé Womack

Mrs. Louise Platé Womack of Waynesboro, Ga., age 90, entered into rest Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at her home. She was born in Columbia, S.C., on January 13, 1927, to the late Alan and Virginia Platé. More...

Susie Mae Teston Stout

Susie Mae Teston Stout, 91, passed Wednesday evening, February 22, 2017, at the Brentwood Health and Rehabilitation Facility.  She was a Screven County native born to the late John Carl and Mary Williams Teston and was reared in the Poor Robin C More...

Donicia Lawson

Donicia Lawson, 33, entered into rest Monday, February 27, 2017. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 3, at the funeral home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. More...

Ordinance amendment passes first reading

In a called meeting last week, the Burke County Board of Commissioners approved the first reading of amendments to Ordinance 17-05 that aim to both save the county money and crack down on crime.  More...

Where is This?

Wednesday contest aimed to promote Burke County

As social media usage steadily increases, The True Citizen wants to utilize the platform to not only further connect with readers and local businesses, but to get folks excited about Burke County.  Through the publication’s new contest &ld More...

Byne's Blueberries provide tasty solace after Super Bowl loss

Gov. Nathan Deal made good on his promise that if the Atlanta Falcons lost the Super Bowl, he’d offer up some of the finest foods from across the state. More...

Editorial

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Editor:  As a Department of Agriculture licensed rescue in Burke County for 11 years, I see a huge increase this year in unwanted puppies, stray dogs and lots of feral cats and kittens.  More...

Political Cartoon

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THE WINDS OF CHANGE

Oh, how the mighty have fallen.  And, who, you might ask, was the mighty, before the fall?  Well, in this case, that would be me.  Now, before my church friends accuse me of comparing my situation to the one that King David faced when More...

Sports

Bears jump to an early lead in victory over Lincoln County

An early lead helped the Burke County Bears defeat Lincoln County 9-1 at home last Wednesday. More...

Marchman celebrates 50th win

Last week’s win against Lincoln County was Billy Marchman’s 50th win as a head coach. Marchman said it is a small milestone that he hopes to continue to add to as a Bear. More...

Netters comeback on the road

The Burke County Bears played Davidson last Wednesday. The boys won 4-1 and the girls lost 1-4. On Thursday they played Harlem. More...

Burke Happenings

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SATURDAY, MARCH 4   Waynesboro Toastmasters will host an open-house “Meet and Greet” 9 a.m. at 841 Jones Ave. The goal is to recruit new members for fun, fellowship and educational opportunities. More...

Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Lenten Services   The Burke Black Churches Benevolent Association will observe the 40-day Lenten season with 7 p.m. services weekly, beginning on Ash Wednesday. More...

Legals

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ATTENTION While The True Citizen seeks to avoid any error, it shall not be liable for any error or omission in an advertisement except to refund the  More...